National Traffic Forecasting Models in Europe and Elsewhere

Published in: Handbook of Transport Modelling / Edited by David A. Hensher and Kenneth J. Button (Oxford, Great Britain : Elsevier, 2007)

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2007

by Andrew Daly

More and more European and some non-European countries are developing models of their national transport systems to facilitate analysis and rational decision-making on national transport policy, whether the policy concerns infrastructure or transport management. This paper describes the scope and approaches used in some of these models with the objective of evaluating the costs and benefits of the models and how the greatest benefit can be obtained from such a model in specific national circumstances.

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